SAINTS: Lance Moore 9 pass from Drew Brees at 12:18 (Garrett Hartley kick). DRIVE: 6 plays, 83 yards, 2:42. KEY PLAYS: Darren Sproles 47-yard run on quick pitch from Brees to the Chiefs’ 28. Brees 19-yard pass to Marques Colston to the Chiefs’ 9. SAINTS 7, CHIEFS 0.
CHIEFS: Ryan Succop 22 field goal at 4:51. DRIVE: 14-82-7:27. KEY PLAYS: Matt Cassel 11-yard pass to Dwayne Bowe on third-and-4. Cassel 20-yard pass to Dexter McCluster to the Saints’ 47. Jamaal Charles 11-yard run to Saints’ 36. SAINTS 7, CHIEFS 3.
SAINTS: Hartley 40 field goal at 14:55. DRIVE: 10-65-4:56. KEY PLAYS: Brees to Devery Henderson 36-yard pass on third-and-10 to the Saints’ 49. Brees to Moore for 17 yards on third-and-6 to the Chiefs’ 30. SAINTS 10, CHIEFS 3.
CHIEFS: Succop 45 field goal at 4:41. DRIVE: 5-18-1:34. KEY PLAY: Drive set up on 24-yard punt return by Javier Arenas to Saints’ 45. SAINTS 10, CHIEFS 6.
SAINTS: Jimmy Graham 1 pass from Brees at 13:10 (Hartley kick). DRIVE: 5-19-1:41. KEY PLAYS: Drive set up on McCluster fumble and recovery by Jonathan Casillas. Brees 13-yard pass to Colston on third-and-10 to Chiefs’ 6. Pierre Thomas 5-yard run up the middle sets up score. SAINTS 17, CHIEFS 6.
SAINTS: Jed Collins 6 pass from Brees at 5:36 (Hartley). DRIVE: 2-7-0:45. KEY PLAY: Cornerback Jabari Greer intercepts a Cassel pass and returns it 28 yards to the Chiefs’ 7 to set up the score. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 6.
CHIEFS: Charles 91 run at 5:18 (Succop kick). DRIVE: 1-91-0:18. KEY PLAY: Charles finds a seam on the left side behind solid blocking, cuts it to the sideline and races to the end zone untouched. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 13.
CHIEFS: Succop 34 field goal at 13:40. DRIVE: 8-52-3:48. KEY PLAYS: Cassel to Bowe 11-yard pass on third-and-6 at the Chiefs’ 36. Charles 40-yard run to the Saints’ 13. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 16.
CHIEFS: Succop 38 field goal at 9:11. DRIVE: 9-50-3:32. KEY PLAYS: Charles 11-yard run to start the drive. Patrick Robinson 26-yard interference penalty against Bowe on third-and-9 from the Saints’ 41 gives the Chiefs a first down. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 19.
CHIEFS: Safety, Brees sacked in end zone by Justin Houston at 5:33. KEY PLAY: Houston barges into the backfield and spins Brees down just inside the goal line for a 7-yard sack and safety. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 21.
CHIEFS: Succop 43 field goal at 0:03. DRIVE: 13-37-5:30. KEY PLAYS: Cassel 11-yard pass to Jon Baldwin on third-and-8 at Chiefs’ 38. Cassel 7-yard pass to Bowe on fourth-and-5 to the Saints’ 39. Cassel 2-yard sneak on third-and inches to the Saints’ 28. SAINTS 24, CHIEFS 24.
CHIEFS: Succop 31 field goal at 6:27. DRIVE: 12-40-5:19. KEY PLAYS: Charles 3-yard run on fourth-and-1 from the Saints’ 44. Cassel 9-yard pass to Bowe on third-and-5 to the Saints’ 27. CHIEFS 27, SAINTS 24.
FINAL SCORE: Chiefs 27, Saints 24 (OT)
RECORDS: Chiefs 1-2, Saints 0-3